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SHARPSBURG, MARYLAND

Hike the Appalachian Trail in Four States!

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Program #18537RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
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ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Perhaps the most famous hiking trail in the world, the Appalachian Trail runs for 2,174 miles, from Maine to Georgia, over mountains, valleys and some of the most beautiful landscapes in the east. On daily hikes of six to ten miles, sample gorgeous stretches of the trail in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia. Your base will be the Shepherd’s Spring Retreat Center, whose unique location provides convenient access to all four states.


Highlights

• Daily hikes take you across the beautiful Appalachia mountains while bringing you into several state and national parks as well as historic areas.
• Naturalists, "AT" thru-hikers, and others lead the discovery of your inspiring natural surroundings.
• After a day on the trail, relax in comfort as you learn about the journey that is the Appalachian Trail and the people who call Appalachia home.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking 6-10 miles daily over varied terrain at your own pace. Some hiking requires a passenger van to trailheads.

Coordinated by Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Ministry Center.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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